Event Name: MON88913

Event Code : MON-88913-8
Trade Name: Roundup Ready™ Flex™ Cotton

Crop: Gossypium hirsutum L. - Cotton

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Developer:
Monsanto Company (including fully and partly owned companies)

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait :
Glyphosate herbicide tolerance

Commercial Trait:
(SingularHerbicide Tolerance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
cp4 epsps (aroA:CP4) Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain CP4 herbicide tolerant form of 5-enolpyruvulshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS) enzyme decreases binding affinity for glyphosate, thereby conferring increased tolerance to glyphosate herbicide

 

Summary of Regulatory Approvals: Country, Year and Type of Approval

Country Food
direct use or processing
Feed
direct use or processing
Cultivation
domestic or non-domestic use
Australia      
Brazil      
Canada      
China      
Colombia      
Costa Rica      
European Union      
Japan      
Mexico      
New Zealand      
Philippines      
Singapore      
South Africa      
South Korea      
Taiwan      
United States of America      
This event was approved in pima cotton (G. barbadense) in 2013.
feed use or processing; renewed 2012
feed use or processing. renewed 2012
This event in pima cotton (G. barbadense) was approved for cultivation in 2011.
This event in pima cotton (G. barbadense) was approved for food in 2010.
This event in pima cotton (G. barbadense) was approved for feed in 2011.
This event in G. barbadense was approved in 2008.
This event in G. barbadense was approved in 2008.
renewal 2010
renewal 2010

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Last updated: October 23, 2017